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About Salem

Flag of Salem, OregonSatellite view showing Salem, capital city of the State of Oregon in the United States, located along the Willamette River, in the central-west of the state about 80 km east of Oregon's coast to the Pacific Ocean.

The city came into existence at the beginning of the 19th century. The first permanent settlement around the 1840th was a Methodist mission. The missionaries established the Oregon Institute in 1842, it was the forerunner of the Willamette University. In 1851 Salem became the territorial capital of Oregon Territory, the town was incorporated in 1857. Oregon was admitted as the 33rd state to the Union on 14 February 1859 and Salem became the state capital.

Today Salem has a population of about 160,000 inhabitants (in 2014), about 400,000 people live in the Salem Metropolitan Area.

The city is home to Willamette University and its affiliated Hallie Ford Museum of Art. Willamette is the oldest university in the Western United States.

Just zoom in (+) to see Oregon State Capitol. The Art Deco building houses the usual state authorities like the state legislature and the offices of the governor, secretary of state, and the treasurer of the U.S. state of Oregon.

The page shows a city map of Salem with expressways, main roads and streets, and the location of Salem Municipal Airport (IATA code: SLE) in south.
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Downtown Salem, Oregon
Downtown Salem with First United Methodist Church in center - view from top of Oregon State Capitol.
Image: M.O. Stevens

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Local Time Salem:
Monday-June-27  13:23  
Standard time zone Pacific Standard Time (PST): UTC/GMT -8 hours
Pacific Daylight Time (PDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -7 hours

φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Salem, Oregon, USA.
City Coordinates: 44°55′51″N 123°1′44″W
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